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'Solaris' (1972) and 'The Mirror' (1975) – PLUS, a Note on My Blogging Future

NOTE: This post has been a long time coming.

I haven’t been writing as frequently as I would like to, in light of my busy senior year of college, subsequent graduation, and pursuit of full-time work. 5,441 more words


A Visual Diary of Stunning Ambient Films

Fandor Keyframe’s latest video tribute showcases the ambient sounds of David Lynch’s films. But these scenes of “buzzing light fixtures, inexplicable roars, and mechanical hisses” are usually paralleled by Lynch’s ambient… 1,487 more words


Solaris (1972)

Spoilers Alert!

Solaris is a science fiction classic. It’s an Andrei Tarkovsky film. I’ve to admit that I’ve not seen many films by the director –the reason being that his… 451 more words


Film Review: "Ivan's Childhood" (1962)

I apologize if the following review doesn’t match up to the artistry of this film. Arthouse-type cinema is something of a new thing for me, starting a couple months back when I watched a couple of Bergman films. 888 more words


In the symbolism-laden ‘Solaris,’ Steven Soderbergh explores a remote corner of space where the past is strangely present

By Matthew E. Milliken
July 22, 2015

Solaris is a work that I’ve engaged repeated over the course of my lifetime. The original book, by… 1,310 more words


My Top Ten Most Influential Directors

As an aspiring filmmaker, I have many influences who inspire me. These are my top ten directors who have impacted me in some way. Feel free to click on the film stills for their trailers/clips. 533 more words